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Collapse AllWatford and Hertsmere Singles - Round 4 | Thursday 14 April 2022 to Wednesday 8 June 2022 (Midpoint: Wednesday 11 May 2022)

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Jose Sousa 5 5 0 2 13 WWWW
2 NJ Halley 5 3 2 2 10 WLLW
3 Arya Makuala 4 3 1 2 10 LWWW
4 Premal Mandalia 5 2 3 2 7 LWLW
5 Sanket Desai 4 1 3 2 7 WLLL
6 Geoff Howe 5 2 3 2 6 WLLW
7 Javier Fernandez 3 1 2 2 5 LLW
8 Alin Banica 3 0 3 0 0 LLL

Match Results:

Sanket Desai v Javier Fernandez (May 23) 3-4 TBC
Reveal CommentNJ Halley bt Arya Makuala (May 22) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great game with some intense back and forth rallies. Arya is a top guy, looking forward to playing again soon. "  -- NJ
Reveal CommentGeoff Howe bt Alin Banica (May 21) 6-2, 7-6 (9-7)

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable game, some great rallies and a lot of running !" -- Geoff
Reveal CommentArya Makuala bt Alin Banica (May 20) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Alin had an old school style with lots of net rushing and impressive volleying. Thanks for the game mate. "  -- Arya
Reveal CommentJose Sousa bt Alin Banica (May 18) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable game with some nice shots and great volleys. Thanks for the game! "  -- Jose
Reveal CommentArya Makuala bt Premal Mandalia (May 14) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A match full of attacking tennis. Premal is top player with an amazing wide serve. My forehand proved the difference today. I thoroughly enjoyed our match and look forward to playing again. "  -- Arya
Reveal CommentSanket Desai bt Geoff Howe (May 7) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Wet conditions made a big difference, some amazing rallies n cross court shots were highlights of the match."  -- Sanket
Reveal CommentArya Makuala bt Geoff Howe (May 7) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A fun afternoon of tennis. I always enjoy our matches played in the right spirit. "  -- Arya
Reveal CommentJose Sousa bt Javier Fernandez (May 6) 6-3, 7-6 (9-7)

Player Comments:

  • "Javier is a fantastic player, great forehand and backhand with a very high level! Ultimately some unforced errors by him gave me a very lucky win today. "  -- Jose
Reveal CommentPremal Mandalia bt Sanket Desai (May 2) 6-4, 6-7 (6-8), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great game...good defensive player.. great shots!...well played"  -- Premal
Reveal CommentArya Makuala v Jose Sousa (Apr 30) 7-5, 3-6 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "In a match disrupted by kids playing football on the next court, broken strings and cancelled trains, we somehow managed to play two sets but had enough and decided to call it day. Looking forward to playing again soon. "  -- Arya
Reveal CommentGeoff Howe bt Premal Mandalia (Apr 30) 6-4, 4-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Fantastic tennis, very close, low bright sun, very enjoyable !"  -- Geoff
Premal Mandalia bt Javier Fernandez (Apr 29) 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 6-3
Reveal CommentJavier Fernandez bt NJ Halley (Apr 26) 6-2, 2-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Very close match, well played NJ. "  -- Javier
Reveal CommentJose Sousa bt NJ Halley (Apr 26) 7-6 (7-5), 4-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Really even match with some good rallies! NJ is a top player and the game was decided in just a few important points. Thanks for the game! "  -- Jose
Reveal CommentNJ Halley bt Premal Mandalia (Apr 23) 6-1, 7-6 (7-3)

Player Comments:

  • "First set much closer than scores suggest, plenty of duece games. Managed to close it out in the 2nd under windy conditions making ball timing difficult for the both of us. Thanks for the game"  -- NJ
Reveal CommentArya Makuala v Sanket Desai (Apr 22) 6-3, 6-7 (3-7) TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Contrasting styles of tennis on a gutsy day."  -- Arya
Reveal CommentJose Sousa bt Geoff Howe (Apr 19) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A good match in tricky conditions with some really nice rallies and well played points. Thanks for the match Geoff! "  -- Jose
Reveal CommentJose Sousa bt Sanket Desai (Apr 18) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with some amazing rallies! Thanks for another great match Sanket"  -- Jose
Reveal CommentNJ Halley bt Sanket Desai (Apr 16) 6-4, 4-6, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great tactical match. A close fought 2nd set as Sanket's excellent defensive skills gave him the edge. I had to pick my moments in the 3rd and closed it out limiting errors. Thanks for the game!"  -- NJ

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Laurentiu Chisan 7 5 2 2 14 WWWW
2 Zac Sargusingh 3 3 0 2 8 WWW
3 Kostadin Chanev 3 3 0 0 6 WWW
4 Mick Wright 5 2 3 2 6 LWLW
5 Tom PREEST 5 2 3 2 6 WLWL
6 Chris Parker 3 0 3 0 1 LLL
7 Hatish Kanbi 2 0 2 0 0 LL
8 Meti Gashi 2 0 2 0 0 LL
9 Piyush Sharma 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Reveal CommentTom PREEST bt Meti Gashi (May 23) 7-5, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good to get this match in having avoided (most) of the rain. Meti played well in the first set and as the score suggests could have won it with more rub of the green. Thanks for the game Meti and good luck for the rest of the league."  -- Tom
Reveal CommentKostadin Chanev bt Hatish Kanbi (May 17) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thank you for the match Hatish, we had some great rallies. Good luck with your next matches !"  -- Kostadin
Reveal CommentLaurentiu Chisan bt Tom PREEST (May 16) 6-3, 7-6 (7-1)

Player Comments:

  • "Windy weather made playing pretty difficult. First set was decided by a few unforced errors. Second set was better quality with good rallies decided by the tiebreaker. Good luck in your next matches Tom!"  -- Laurentiu
Reveal CommentKostadin Chanev bt Mick Wright (May 15) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A match full with lovely rallies. Mick is a great player and I really enjoy playing with him. Good luck with your next matches, Mick !"  -- Kostadin
Reveal CommentLaurentiu Chisan bt Meti Gashi (May 14) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good luck in your next matches Meti!"  -- Laurentiu
Reveal CommentMick Wright bt Chris Parker (May 14) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good to play Chris with enjoyable rallies"  -- Mick
Reveal CommentTom PREEST bt Chris Parker (May 9) 2-6, 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Chris played the better tennis, especially in the first set as the scoreline suggests. I managed to get back into the match with a mixture of luck, tenacity and a volley or two, eventually doing just enough to win. Thanks for a good game Chris, I really enjoyed it. Tom."  -- Tom
Reveal CommentZac Sargusingh bt Mick Wright (May 8) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Zac was dominant. Inspiring player "  -- Mick
Reveal CommentLaurentiu Chisan bt Chris Parker (May 7) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "This was a good match despite the score line. Unfortunately Chris was not able to play for a while and was a bit rusty. Good luck in your next matches, Chris!"  -- Laurentiu
Reveal CommentMick Wright bt Tom PREEST (May 2) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great match, closer than the scoreline and lots of rallies. Tom is mobile and it was a good match up "  -- Mick
Reveal CommentLaurentiu Chisan bt Hatish Kanbi (May 2) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Hatish. Good luck in your next ones!"  -- Laurentiu
Reveal CommentZac Sargusingh bt Laurentiu Chisan (May 1) 6-2, 2-6, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A long deuce first game gave an indication of what was to come, in short, a 3 set slugfest with many long rallies. After my taking the first set Lau responded in the second with some sublime shots. I had to just let the storm pass before coming back in the third. Thanks for the game Lau."  -- Zac
Reveal CommentLaurentiu Chisan bt Mick Wright (Apr 30) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "This was a great match with really nice rallies. Mick is a really good player! Good luck in your next matches!"  -- Laurentiu
Reveal CommentKostadin Chanev bt Laurentiu Chisan (Apr 18) 2-6, 6-2, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Laurentiu played well, he is really tough opponent. There were some fantastic rallies. Thanks for the game Laurentiu !"  -- Kostadin
Reveal CommentZac Sargusingh bt Tom PREEST (Apr 15) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "This match was closer than the score suggests, Tom took a little while to find his rhythm and range but when he did he hit crisp returns, volleys and lobs in the first. I was just able to close out the match before he found his rhythm again in the second set. Thanks for the game Tom. "  -- Zac

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Ovidiu Bonchis 5 4 1 2 11 WWLW
2 Quentin Hoad 3 3 0 2 8 WWW
3 Samuel Street 4 2 2 2 7 WLLW
4 Paul Gordon 4 0 4 2 3 LLLL
5 Jamie Riegal 2 1 1 0 2 LW
6 Rohit Lad 1 1 0 0 2 W
7 Jeisson Cardenas Rubio 3 1 2 0 2 WLL
8 Sivendra Gajendra 4 1 3 0 2 LLLW
9 Nick Wilson 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Reveal CommentOvidiu Bonchis bt Sivendra Gajendra (May 21) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Sivendra, well played."  -- Ovidiu
Reveal CommentOvidiu Bonchis bt Jamie Riegal (May 18) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good match with some good shots. Good luck with your next games Jamie. Ovidiu "  -- Ovidiu
Samuel Street bt Sivendra Gajendra (May 15) 7-5, 7-5
Jeisson Cardenas Rubio bt Sivendra Gajendra (May 14) 6-4, 6-1
Quentin Hoad bt Samuel Street (May 9) 6-2, 6-1
Jamie Riegal bt Paul Gordon (May 7) 6-3, 6-0
Sivendra Gajendra bt Paul Gordon (Apr 30) 6-4, 4-6, 6-4
Rohit Lad bt Samuel Street (Apr 30) 4-6, 6-3, 6-4
Reveal CommentQuentin Hoad bt Jeisson Cardenas Rubio (Apr 29) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Some really good rally's and a very fun match! "  -- Quentin
Samuel Street bt Ovidiu Bonchis (Apr 24) 7-5, 3-6, 7-6 (7-5)
Reveal CommentQuentin Hoad bt Paul Gordon (Apr 23) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Very good game and a slightly flattering score line for myself with a lot of games going to Deuce. Very enjoyable match."  -- Quentin
Ovidiu Bonchis bt Jeisson Cardenas Rubio (Apr 18) 6-2, 6-1
Ovidiu Bonchis bt Paul Gordon (Apr 16) 6-1, 6-1

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Milind Joshi 4 4 0 2 10 WWWW
2 Sushil Shrestha 5 3 2 2 9 WLLW
3 Daria Dzierbicka 4 2 2 2 6 WLLW
4 Sean Meyler 2 1 1 0 2 WL
5 Nick Johnstone 3 0 3 0 1 LLL
6 Carlotta Giusti 2 0 2 0 0 LL
7 Roderick McNamara 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Sebastian Hall 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Reveal CommentSushil Shrestha bt Carlotta Giusti (May 21) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Two sets were quick and both of us making lots of unforced errors. Carlotta came back from injury and could not paly her best. It was really a good match and few good rallies. We played third set for fun and it was a tie break."  -- Sushil
Daria Dzierbicka bt Nick Johnstone (May 12) 5-7, 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (7-1)
Reveal CommentMilind Joshi bt Sushil Shrestha (May 12) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Windy conditions. Both struggled through the match."  -- Milind
Reveal CommentSean Meyler bt Sushil Shrestha (May 6) 3-6, 6-4, [10-2]

Player Comments:

  • "Great match! Actually can’t played first to 7 on tie break rather than 10"  -- Sean
Reveal CommentMilind Joshi bt Sean Meyler (May 1) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great rallies "  -- Milind
Reveal CommentSushil Shrestha bt Nick Johnstone (Apr 29) 6-0, 7-6 (7-1)

Player Comments:

  • "We had really rallies and second set was very competitive. Amazing experience and very nice to see Nick."  -- Sushil
Reveal CommentMilind Joshi bt Daria Dzierbicka (Apr 29) 6-2, 7-6 (7-3)

Player Comments:

  • "Good match, great rallies"  -- Milind
Reveal CommentSushil Shrestha bt Daria Dzierbicka (Apr 21) 7-6 (7-5), 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Diara played really nice and it was so competitive however I was lucky to win both the sets. I would love to play with her again."  -- Sushil
Reveal CommentMilind Joshi bt Nick Johnstone (Apr 18) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good rallies. "  -- Milind
Daria Dzierbicka bt Carlotta Giusti (Apr 18) 6-4, 6-3

Results

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Scoring Information:

You earn one point for every set you win. Players who play three or more matches by the mid-point of the Round receive 2 bonus points and a bonus prize. Bonus prizes must be claimed within 28 days using the link emailed to the player.

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Players' names, W - tally of wins, L - tally of losses, UF - tally of unfinished matches] 'n' - points won (if bonus points have been won a note to this effect is added).

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